UW-Milwaukee's Dr. Martin Jack Rosenblum dies at 67

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Peck School of the Arts announces the sudden death of Dr. Martin Jack Rosenblum, Senior Lecturer, Music History & Literature and founder/creator of the Rock and Roll Certificate Program, the only one of its kind in the United States.

In his UWM career, Rosenblum taught poetry, creative writing, and music courses to thousands of students over the years. He was considered an outstanding and influential teacher, leader, mentor and friend to our students, alums, and faculty.

With more than a dozen CDs of original songs and more than 20 books of poetry, Rosenblum is an established, internationally recognized singer/songwriter, poet and musician who touched the lives of so many and will be greatly missed.

A memorial will be held on Thursday, January 16th at 3 p.m. at Helen Bader Hall, 2419 E. Kenwood at UWM.

Rosenblum is survived by his wife of 44 years, Maureen, and their daughters, Sarah Terez Rosenblum and Molly Dvora Rosenblum.

Gifts in memory of Dr. Martin Jack Rosenblum

Red Guitar Fund
The Red Guitar Fund supports the Rock and Roll Certificate Program offered at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee founded by Dr. Martin Jack Rosenblum. Milwaukee's significant role in Rock and Roll's development makes this an especially important program for the university.

The Red Guitar Fund provides scholarships for students as well as funding for program support, including guest artists. Contributions will help students with tuition and other educational expenses. Contributions will also make it possible for the program to gain increased visibility and impact with the ability to introduce students and broader audiences to Rock and Roll's formative and leading artists.

How to make a gift
Donations may be made to the UWM Foundation, 1440 East North Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202, payable to UWM Foundation-Red Guitar Fund, or online. For more information, please contact Diane Grace, Director of Development, at 414-229-3902 or at dkgrace@uwm.edu.